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Lee, John Rafter

Overview
Works: 246 works in 1,137 publications in 1 language and 47,318 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Biography  Military history  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Political fiction  Abridgments 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
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Publications about John Rafter Lee
Publications by John Rafter Lee
Most widely held works by John Rafter Lee
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 2,052 libraries worldwide
It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family, is linked by romance and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners. Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German Embassy in London. Their destiny is entangled with that of an ambitious young aide to US President Woodrow Wilson and to two orphaned Russian brothers, whose plans to emigrate to America fall foul of war, conscription and revolution. In a plot of unfolding drama and intriguing complexity, Fall of Giants moves seamlessly from Washington to St Petersburg, from the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,950 libraries worldwide
This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until she commits a deed of great courage and heartbreak.. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven American social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set, until the war transforms her life, not just once but twice, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war, but the war to come. These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as their experiences illuminate the cataclysms that marked the century. From the drawing rooms of the rich to the blood and smoke of battle, their lives intertwine, propelling the reader into dramas of ever increasing complexity
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
The conclusion to Ken Follett's historical series that follows the fortunes of five intertwined families, American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh, through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most chaotic eras of all: the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1990s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution, and rock and roll
World without end by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
In the town of Kingsbridge, a Gothic cathedral and the priory are at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge. Proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds, as the Black Death captures the city
This body of death : an inspector Lynley novel by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
While Inspector Lynley takes a leave following his wife's murder, Isabelle Ardery is given temporary control of the Met. When a body is discovered in a Stoke Newington cemetery and the Met is targeted by the relentless media, Isabelle is forced to convince Lynley to return to work and spearhead the investigation
The pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Set in twelfth-century England, this epic of kings and peasants juxtaposes the building of a magnificent church with the violence and treachery that often characterized the Middle Ages
The black cat : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Jury investigates the death of a young escort who has been murdered behind a local pub. The only witness is the establishment's black cat, who gives neither crook nor clue as to the girl's identity or her killer's
The redeemer by Jo Nesbø( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
As Christmas approaches, Detective Harry Hole investigates the murder of a Salvation Army singer, who turns out to have been shot by mistake
The heir by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
Edward Deravenel has been in charge of his family's trading company for most of his adult life. At age 33, Edward has made his company in one of the most successful companies in the world. He plans on leaving his vast wealth for his beloved son. However, his scheming brother and his dishonest wife plan on duping Edward, and take his money
The old wine shades by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
While sitting in a London pub Richard Jury hears a story told by Harry Johnson about the disappearance of a good friend's wife and son (and dog). The vanished woman's husband excels in the esoteric subject of quantum mechanics, could this explain the disappearance? The dog did come back but how and from where?
Dust : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard superintendent, Richard Jury investigates the murder of wealthy bachelor Billy Maples in a shady London motel. He discovers connections between the murder and the distant past through Maples' grandfather, who served as one of Britain's top code breakers during WWII
A few of the girls : stories by Maeve Binchy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
A new collection of stories previously unpublished in the United States
The white tiger : a novel by Aravind Adiga( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Relocating to New Delhi when he is offered a new job, Balram Halwai is disillusioned by the city's twenty-first-century materialism and technology-spawned violence, a circumstance that forces him to question his loyalties, ambitions, and past
A banquet of consequences by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful fac̦ade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire and deceit. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind who will have to deal with its unintended consequences. Could there be a link between the young man's leap from a Dorset cliff and a horrific poisoning in Cambridge?
Police : a novel by Jo Nesbø( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
The police urgently need Harry Hole ... a killer is stalking Oslo's streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated but failed to solve. The murders are brutal, the media reaction hysterical
The English assassin by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Israeli art restorer and occasional secret agent Gabriel Allon has a problem. A prominent Swiss banker has called him to Switzerland to restore his Raphael. The problem is that Allon finds the banker dead in front of his Raphael, and he's the prime suspect
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an Allied victory by Ben Macintyre( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe
A spy among friends : Kim Philby and the great betrayal by Ben Macintyre( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, while he was secretly working for the enemy. Nobody thought he knew Philby like Nicholas Elliott, Philby's best friend and fellow officer in MI6. But Philby was secretly betraying his friend. Every word Elliott breathed to Philby was transmitted back to Moscow, along with those of James Jesus Angleton, head of the CIA
Careless in red by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man. The head of the vastly understaffed local police department needs Lynley's help, though, especially when it comes to the mysterious, secretive woman whose cottage lies not far from where the body was discovered
The confessor by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
A Latin-speaking thief of research sets Israeli agent Gabriel Allon on the trail of buried secrets
 
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Lee, John (John Rafter)
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English (233)
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